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task #5488: Update the device driver glue code in GNU Mach

Submitted by:  Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge>
Submitted on:  Mon 24 Apr 2006 03:55:56 PM UTC  
Category:  GNU Mach Should Start On:  Sun 23 Apr 2006 10:00:00 PM UTC
Should be Finished on:  Sun 23 Apr 2006 10:00:00 PM UTC Priority:  3 - Low
Status:  In Progress Privacy:  Public
Percent Complete:  0% Assigned to:  Vikram Vincent <vincentvikram>
Open/Closed:  Open Planned Release:  None
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Sat 29 Sep 2007 12:35:02 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Borrowing heavily from http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2007-03/msg00101.html and http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2006-07/msg00017.html I had submitted the following proposal as my project http://nrcfosshelpline.in/code/wiki/OS
I am a part of a team in India that is actively promoting the development of the Hurd and since I am already actively working on this task I request to be assigned to it.
Please feel free to ask me questions if I have left any questions unanswered.

Vikram Vincent <vincentvikram>
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Mon 24 Apr 2006 03:55:56 PM UTC, original submission:  

The device driver glue code which we currently use in GNU Mach could be updated (read: most probably be rewritten).  It could either be updated to a more modern Linux variant--like Linux 2.6--or one could investigate if writing glue code for e.g. FreeBSD is feasible.  Or both of them.

Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge>
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